Works For Me: Re-do discipline

July 24, 2013
correcting kids' behavior

“Mom, I NEED more milk,” my four-year-old yells from the table. Where did this child learn to speak like this? Often I can blame their speech habits on myself or my husband. I’ll chalk this one up to sin nature. “MMMMOOOOMM. Where’s my milk?” I concentrate through the bubbles of the dish soap and scrub […]

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How Banana Splits Helped My Girls Clean Keep Their Room Clean

January 24, 2013
Kids and messy rooms

Carefully selected bribes should be the friend of every mama. I first used them when potty training ( my youngest who didn’t want to use the potty ever, learned quickly when her daddy promised a princess dress) and have never looked back. Sure, I wish they would just do what I say because I am […]

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Scriptures to Correct Misbehavior

May 14, 2012
The problem of using scriptures against our kids

Belinda, mother of four, returns as a guest writer today. Check out her previous posts on Why Your Kids Need Chores and Media Rules from a Media Skeptic. I was at the bookstore and picked up a book titled 52 Verses Every Mom Should Know. Maybe you’ve seen something similar before – a Bible I […]

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Facing the World

March 2, 2012

Around here we link up with Gypsy Mama and write for five minutes flat on Fridays. We write because we love words and the relief it is to just write them without worrying if they’re just right or not. So we take five minutes on Friday and write like we used to run when we were kids. […]

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Monday Mentor Mom: *Data Not Entered*

February 20, 2012

I didn’t get it done. I should do it now. The interview notes with an amazing mom are right next to the computer. But that isn’t what is on my heart. I wouldn’t deliver the wise words of my friend well. My girls are 7 (Bug) and 9 (Bird). My 7-year-old is in a tough […]

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